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Indian real estate developers at risk as credit dries up

Indian developers are at risk of going belly-up as mounting stress in the nation’s credit market dries up funding even for those willing to pay decade-high rates. “With the worsening shadow-banking crisis, borrowing rates for most developers have surged to the highest in more than a decade, in some cases about 20%,” said Amit Goenka, managing director of Nisus Finance ... Read More »

Real Estate Registry on Blockchain: Promise Land or Wishful Thinking?

Why have blockchain pilots in real estate abated somewhat? Those projects bump up against the fundamental inconsistency of blockchain and existing state system, and it seems they cannot confessed to this. First, there is no such thing as the use of blockchain for real estate. There are plenty of different concepts and ideas, and as you will find below, some ... Read More »

Sanjeev Zarbade’s top 5 real estate and cement stock picks

Infosys is all slated to come out with their numbers tomorrow. How do you expect the stock to shape up? So far as the IT sector earnings are concerned, we have seen that in FY19 they had the benefit of good growth on the BFSI segment. Also, there was some rupee depreciation which was a tailwind for the IT sector. ... Read More »

Can co-working, co-living spaces boost real estate market?

While the slowdown in the real estate sector has only deepened in the last few years, new sub-segments in terms of co-working and co-living spaces have emerged and grown over the last few years. According to a joint report released by JLL-Ficci last week, the co-working market already accounts for 12% of the office leasing market in the first quarter of calendar year 2019, up from ... Read More »

Primary markets emerge as major fund-raising source for realty firms

Real estate developers in India raised more funds from primary markets in the first half of 2019 than they did in a decade. As of June, the developers raised about ₹10,023 crore from the primary markets through two qualified institutional placements (QIPs) and a real estate investment trust (REIT) initial public offering (IPO), marking an eightfold increase over 2018 and the ... Read More »

6 Steps to Start a Real Estate Business in India: A Beginner’s Guide

The real estate market in India is one of the most promising sectors for starting a business today. From a size of USD 120 billion in 2017, it is expected to grow to USD 1 trillion by 2030. Yes, this sector is flourishing at a jet speed, thereby attracting people from all backgrounds to start their own venture here. It’s ... Read More »

Get real about real estate

The SC has done a great job by taking up the cause of homebuyers. But the buck must not stop here. Whichever party is elected should champion people’s rights In the aftermath of the Rafale conundrum and the Balakot airstrike, the Lok Sabha election season is in full swing. For the voters, media and psephologists, it is hyperbole and rhetoric for the ... Read More »

Despite Record Penthouse Sale, Manhattan Real Estate Market Continues To Slip

Uncertainty about the Manhattan real estate market led to the number of first quarter closed sales in Manhattan reaching its lowest level in a decade.  GETTY While hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s record $238 million purchase of a penthouse at 220 Central Park South helped push the average sale price up nearly 10%, the Manhattan real estate market continued to soften, with the ... Read More »

Women In Real Estate: It’s Time To Break The Glass Ceiling

Woman have been selling houses for some time, but are just beginning to occupy seats at the top levels of the profession. GETTY Just think: when the National Association of Realtors (NAR) was founded in 1908, its membership was entirely male. The first woman joined NAR in 1910, but women struggled for the next half century to serve on real estate boards. Today, the ... Read More »

Telangana State Real Estate Regulatory Authority to crack whip on over 700 erring developers

HYDERABAD: The Telangana State Real Estate Regulatory Authority (TSRERA) has decided to initiate stringent action against those erring real estate builders from the State who have failed to register their projects. From next week onwards, two TSRERA teams consisting of three members each will inspect the real estate projects in the jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Hyderabad ... Read More »